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In your eye

Posted by ESC on August 13, 2000

In Reply to: 'Better than a finger in your eye' posted by James Briggs on August 10, 2000

: : : Please consider adding 'better than a finger in your eye', used to solict acceptance and agreement for something. My old boss used this expression often when describing my annual salary increase.

: : Scott Adams would love to hear from you...

: In my part of the world the saying's "it's better than a spit in your eye" "Finger" is nicer, but "spit" more graphic!

In my part of the world, it's "better than a sharp stick in your eye," but I didn't want to gross anybody out.